The bench is also hearing the application filed by Sinha accusing the NGO and its counsel Bhushan of perjury.
Bhushan’s note relied on a visitors’ logbook, showed several accused in 2G and coal scam cases meeting Sinha at his Delhi residence.
Aware of challenges, will strengthen cause of justice, says Anil Sinha
Anil Sinha, who was serving as second-in-command in the CBI, will take over from Ranjit Sinha.
The CBI officers also presented a memento to Sinha, following which he headed to his office.
When asked about his post-retirement plans, Sinha replied, “I will not follow others. I will do what I have to.”
This is the second consecutive day that the CBI chief has been clicked with his eyes shut.
It also alleges that Sinha forced officers probing the coal scam not to register FIRs in cases where PEs had been filed.
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha’s tenure will end on December 2. The new appointment is likely to be made before the present tenure ends.
The bottom line is this: Caesar’s wife should be above suspicion.
By brazening it out, Ranjit Sinha damages the CBI — and puts a question mark on entire 2G investigation.
A 1981-batch IPS officer from Karnataka cadre, Dutta is overall incharge of the Anti-Corruption Bureau of CBI.
The government has not made any progress in the selection of the next CBI chief since the post of the Leader of Opposition is vacant.
Lalit, in a letter dated June 30, 2014, sent a strongly worded reply to the CBI against the suggestion.
The 2G probe, he said, was at the trial stage even before he was appointed Director and there was no role for him to monitor the probe.